Tim Flannery has written over a dozen books, including Here on Earth; the award-winning bestsellers The Future Eaters, The Eternal Frontier and The Weather Makers; and his accounts of adventures in Papua New Guinea and Australia, Throwim Way Leg, Country and Among the Islands. Tim was the 2007 Australian of the Year and the Head of the Australian Climate Commission from 2011–13.

Tim Flannery is a founding member of The Climate Council, an independent non-profit organisation funded by donations from the public. The Climate Council’s mission is to provide authoritative, expert advice to the Australian public on climate change.